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  • ID: I2045
  • Name: John Wood
  • Given Name: John
  • Surname: Wood
  • Sex: M
  • Change Date: 27 Sep 2009
  • Note:
    John supported his mother and brother Alex, Jr. against other family members in court battle, concerning father's estate after the untimely January 1830 death of Alex, Sr.

    John and Cassandra removed their family from Clarke (until March 1836, Frederick) county to Jefferson county, Virginia (West Virginia in 1863) ca 1845 then in 1851 west by covered wagon to Harrison county's upper Tenmile creek area (10 years after her father freed his slaves and year her beloved uncle or brother, John, died) along the Northwestern Turnpike (now U S 50), built mid to late 1830s. Joining them was Joe Johnson, second husband of John's younger sister, Eleanor S (Wood) Brown and children. who had first married Cassandra's older brother, Henry Brown and had two boys. They were later reportedly visiting at their older brother Alex Wood, Jr (1805-1887) and family home with 114 slaves, near Millwood, Clarke county during the John Brown (of Kansas, not related) incident at Harper's Ferry 16 October 1859; up all night at windows with guns in hand without incident when the Marines led by Robert E. Lee arrived. Within 36 hours of the attack, most of Brown's men had been killed or captured.

    John Wood's family was but one on many West Virginia (and the nation's) families split with sons joining both the Union and Confederate armies. James Alexander and John Henry in the Union army with their younger brother, Thomas Kennerly, fighting in the Confederate army.
    1
  • Birth: 2 FEB 1808 in Virginia 2
  • Death: 30 DEC 1861 in Tenmile, Harrison County, West Virginia
  • Burial: Point Pleasant Cemetery, Harrison County, West Virginia 3
  • Census: 1850, age 40 District 28, Jefferson County, Virginia 2
  • Census: 1860, age 52 Harrison County, Virginia 4
  • Occupation: farmer



    Father: Alexander Wood b: 1766 in Virginia
    Mother: Elizabeth Kirk b: ABT 1777

    Marriage 1 Cassandra Hess Brown b: 19 JUL 1813 in Warren County, Virginia
    • Married: 6 DEC 1832 in Frederick County, Virginia
    Children
    1. Has Children James Alexander Wood b: 19 JAN 1834 in Frederick County, Virginia
    2. Has Children Sarah Elizabeth Wood b: 9 DEC 1835 in near Winchester, Frederick (now Clarke County), Virginia
    3. Has Children Frances Adalaide Wood b: 27 JAN 1838 in Shenandoah Valley, Virginia
    4. Has Children John Henry Wood b: 1 OCT 1839 in Shenandoah Valley, Virginia
    5. Has Children Thomas Kennerly Wood b: 2 JUN 1842 in Clarke County, Virginia
    6. Has Children Lucy Ellen Wood b: 7 APR 1843 in Shenandoah Valley, Clarke County, Virginia
    7. Has No Children William Franklin Wood b: 28 DEC 1845 in Shenandoah Valley, Virginia
    8. Has No Children Henrietta Jane Wood b: 3 AUG 1847 in Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia
    9. Has Children Robert Albert Wood b: 11 MAR 1849 in Harpers Ferry, Jefferson County, Virginia
    10. Has Children George Brown Wood b: 28 JAN 1852 in Tenmile, Harrison County, West Virginia
    11. Has No Children Charles Homer Wood b: 27 APR 1857 in Tenmile, Harrison County, West Virginia

    Sources:
    1. Abbrev: William Samuel Boggess (billboggess@webtv.net)
      Title: William Samuel Boggess (Florida), Flora, Boggess and other families with Ree Jarrett (California) and David Houchin (West Virginia) for Daivd W. and his father Samuel Boggess and Title: Hough, Martin and Reed family material and pictures from family, gathered and passed down through the years, in possession of and shared by Jane Hough (Washington DC and Nevada), hough.j@hotmail.com .
      Text: Information provided by Bill Boggess came from Wood cousins David Owings and Joe Baughman.
    2. Abbrev: 1850 Federal Census
      Title: Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1850 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA
      Quality: 1
      Page: District 28, Jefferson, Virginia; Roll M432_953; Page: 350; D 841, F 853, lines 5-15, 11 August 1850
    3. Abbrev: William Samuel Boggess (billboggess@webtv.net)
      Title: William Samuel Boggess (Florida), Flora, Boggess and other families with Ree Jarrett (California) and David Houchin (West Virginia) for Daivd W. and his father Samuel Boggess and Title: Hough, Martin and Reed family material and pictures from family, gathered and passed down through the years, in possession of and shared by Jane Hough (Washington DC and Nevada), hough.j@hotmail.com .
      Quality: 3
    4. Abbrev: 1860 Federal Census
      Title: Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1860 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Eighth Census of the United States, 1860. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1860. M653, 1,438 rolls.
      Quality: 1
      Page: Harrison, Virginia; Roll M653_1351; Page: 913; D 1212, F 1211, lines 30-37, no date
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